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Google’s Project Wing Delivery Drones Cleared for US Testing
By Steve Crowe · 2 August, 2016 • Project Wing will be allowed to test beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) capabilities, one of the major roadblocks for drone delivery services, and develop an airspace management system to ensure safe integration of drones in airspace under 400 feet.
Amazon Prime Air Drone Delivery Tests Coming to UK
By Steve Crowe · 25 July, 2016 • Amazon has partnered with the UK government to explore three key aspects of drone delivery: flights beyond the visual line of sight, flights where one operator monitors multiple drones, and obstacle avoidance technology.
Slurpee Flies Home in First FAA-Approved Drone Delivery
By Steve Crowe · 22 July, 2016 • Flirtey partnered with 7-Eleven for the first FAA-approved home drone delivery. The Flirtey drone autonomously delivered Slurpees, a chicken sandwich, donuts, hot coffee and candy to the home of the family who placed the order.
Flirtey: Drone Delivery to Homes Will Start in Next Year
By Steve Crowe · 17 July, 2016 • Flirtey said its historic drone deliveries to date "have been stepping stones to store-to-home drone delivery." Flirtey is currently in discussions with retailers and food companies about delivery to people's homes, and CEO Matt Sweeny said store-to-home drone deliveries will start sooner than most think.
Drone Delivers Ice Cream to UK Beachgoers
By Steve Crowe · 14 July, 2016 • An ice cream shop on a beach in Britain successfully tested a drone delivery system that uses a modified DJI Inspire drone and three GPS sensors to carry up to four ice creams to beachgoers.
Drone Delivery Takes Off in China
By Oliver Mitchell · 2 July, 2016 • JD.com for the first time used its self-developed drones to deliver online purchases made by villagers in Suqian city of East China's Jiangsu province.
Watch: Flirtey Completes Historic Ship-to-Shore Drone Delivery
By Steve Crowe · 23 June, 2016 • Flirtey successfully completed the first ship-to-shore drone delivery in the U.S., delivering medical supplies from a vessel to an onshore medical camp in Cape May, New Jersey.
Flirtey Performing First Ship-to-Shore Drone Delivery in US
By Steve Crowe · 9 June, 2016 • Flirtey will conduct the first ship-to-shore drone delivery in the US on June 23 in Cape May, New Jersey, carrying medical samples between an on-shore medical relief camp and a test facility on a vessel stationed off the coast.
Flirtey Delivery Drone Donated to Smithsonian
By Steve Crowe · 28 April, 2016 • Flirtey's delivery drone that completed the first FAA-approved drone delivery in the United States has been accepted into the collection of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum.
Watch the First Legal Drone Delivery in US History
By Steve Crowe · 21 July, 2015 • Flirtey, a drone-delivery startup, carried medical supplies from an airfield to a medical clinic in Wise County, Virginia in the first FAA-approved drone delivery in the United States.

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